Khou Xiong: Becoming Minnesotan

Female silhouette.

Khou Xiong was a mother and housewife in Laos. She immigrated to Minneapolis in 1979 at the age of 49. At the time of the interview she made a living completing Hmong handiwork sent from Laos, whose profits from sale were returned to Laos.

Full interview

  • Full name - Khou Xiong (Mrs. Xeng Sue Yang)
  • Age - 61
  • Date of interview - 11.13.1991
  • Gender - Female
  • Generation - First Generation American / Refugee
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